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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: WIL?

wild

wild
(adv.) Wildly; as, to talk wild.
(n.) An uninhabited and uncultivated tract or region; a forest or desert; a wilderness; a waste; as, the wilds of America; the wilds of Africa.
(superl.) Living in a state of nature; inhabiting natural haunts, as the forest or open field; not familiar with, or not easily approached by, man; not tamed or domesticated; as, a wild boar; a wild ox; a wild cat.
(superl.) Growing or produced without culture; growing or prepared without the aid and care of man; native; not cultivated; brought forth by unassisted nature or by animals not domesticated; as, wild parsnip, wild camomile, wild strawberry, wild honey.
(superl.) Desert; not inhabited or cultivated; as, wild land.
(superl.) Savage; uncivilized; not refined by culture; ferocious; rude; as, wild natives of Africa or America.
(superl.) Not submitted to restraint, training, or regulation; turbulent; tempestuous; violent; ungoverned; licentious; inordinate; disorderly; irregular; fanciful; imaginary; visionary; crazy.
(superl.) Exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered; as, a wild roadstead.
(superl.) Indicating strong emotion, intense excitement, or /ewilderment; as, a wild look.
(superl.) Hard to steer; -- said of a vessel.

wile

wile
(n.) A trick or stratagem practiced for insnaring or deception; a sly, insidious; artifice; a beguilement; an allurement.
(v. t.) To practice artifice upon; to deceive; to beguile; to allure.
(v. t.) To draw or turn away, as by diversion; to while or while away; to cause to pass pleasantly.

wilk

wilk
(n.) See Whelk.

will

will
(adv.) To wish; to desire; to incline to have.
(adv.) As an auxiliary, will is used to denote futurity dependent on the verb. Thus, in first person, "I will" denotes willingness, consent, promise; and when "will" is emphasized, it denotes determination or fixed purpose; as, I will go if you wish; I will go at all hazards. In the second and third persons, the idea of distinct volition, wish, or purpose is evanescent, and simple certainty is appropriately expressed; as, "You will go," or "He will go," describes a future event as a fact only. To emphasize will denotes (according to the tone or context) certain futurity or fixed determination.
(n.) To form a distinct volition of; to determine by an act of choice; to ordain; to decree.
(n.) To enjoin or command, as that which is determined by an act of volition; to direct; to order.
(n.) To give or direct the disposal of by testament; to bequeath; to devise; as, to will one's estate to a child; also, to order or direct by testament; as, he willed that his nephew should have his watch.
(v.) The power of choosing; the faculty or endowment of the soul by which it is capable of choosing; the faculty or power of the mind by which we decide to do or not to do; the power or faculty of preferring or selecting one of two or more objects.
(v.) The choice which is made; a determination or preference which results from the act or exercise of the power of choice; a volition.
(v.) The choice or determination of one who has authority; a decree; a command; discretionary pleasure.
(v.) Strong wish or inclination; desire; purpose.
(v.) That which is strongly wished or desired.
(v.) Arbitrary disposal; power to control, dispose, or determine.
(v.) The legal declaration of a person's mind as to the manner in which he would have his property or estate disposed of after his death; the written instrument, legally executed, by which a man makes disposition of his estate, to take effect after his death; testament; devise. See the Note under Testament, 1.
(v. i.) To be willing; to be inclined or disposed; to be pleased; to wish; to desire.
(v. i.) To exercise an act of volition; to choose; to decide; to determine; to decree.

wilt

wilt
2d pers. sing. of Will.
(v. i.) To begin to wither; to lose freshness and become flaccid, as a plant when exposed when exposed to drought, or to great heat in a dry day, or when separated from its root; to droop;. to wither.
(v. t.) To cause to begin to wither; to make flaccid, as a green plant.
(v. t.) Hence, to cause to languish; to depress or destroy the vigor and energy of.

wily

wily
(superl.) Full of wiles, tricks, or stratagems; using craft or stratagem to accomplish a purpose; mischievously artful; subtle.